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Should I upgrade to the Amex platinum? I travel every week and feel like it might be worth it.

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Are you over 60 wearing a gold watch? It's the credit card for people who don't know better. Get a card that generates real value: CSR/JPM or Prestige. When you can expense dinner why are you opting for crappy lounge food?

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Or delta ;). I have it and just kinda say screw it because it's nice to have in a time of need.

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Depends if you are flying to/from airports with centurion honestly

What A1 said. Was flying dfw to Miami for a year. Well worth it

Love the Amex Plat! CSR is similar and they each have their unique bennies, but platinum Amex is great! Lounge access has been an amazing perk and I have used it to no end. End of the day, if you use you card like a charge card, (to consolidate spend) then you'll do well! 🍻

Yes if you're going to use the lounges. Since the firm reimburses part of the fees and you have to pay for the regular Amex anyways to keep your points, it's not that much more if you get some use out of the additional benefits

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